Organizations to Contact
The editors have compiled the following list of organizations concerned with the issues debated in this book. The descriptions are derived from materials provided by the organizations. All have publications or information available for interested readers. The list was compiled on the date of publication of the present volume; the information provided here may change. Be aware that many organizations take several weeks or longer to respond to inquiries, so allow as much time as possible.
Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)
2013 H St. NW, Washington, DC 20006
Action on Smoking and Health promotes the rights of nonsmokers and works to protect them from the harms of smoking. ASH worked to eliminate tobacco ads from radio and television and to ban smoking in airplanes, buses, and many public places. The organization publishes the bimonthly newsletter ASH Smoking and Health Review and fact sheets on a variety of topics, including teen smoking, passive smoking, and nicotine addiction.
American Cancer Society
1599 Clifton Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
(800) ACS-2345 (227-2345)
The American Cancer Society is one of the primary organizations in the United States devoted to educating the public about cancer and to funding cancer research. The society spends a great deal of its resources on educating the public about...
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